>> it really started when the women senators met with the women leaders of northern ireland, and we started trying to encourage them about their role in trying to bring peace. we started telling war stories about our experiences, and how we were elected, how we overcame obstacles, how we broke into those nine clubs regions men's clubs, and it was so interesting -- men's clubs, and it was so interesting. barbara mikulski and i, we were nine women senators at the time, and we went to bob barnett, who is this, sort of, book of contractor for many people in washington, and we said we want to write a book. would you see if any publishers are interested? bottom line, we wrote a book called "9 and counting," and each of us wrote a chapter about our different obstacles, and when charity that we could agree that all of the profits could go to because most of us had the experience of being a girl scouts was girl scouts. we wrote the book.